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Remembrance Day Ceremonies

​Please Note: The Nov. 11 flyover by the Royal Canadian Air Force CC-177 Globemaster III of the 429 (Bison) Squadron has unfortunately been cancelled due to a change in the availability of the aircraft. All other Remembrance Day ceremonies will proceed as scheduled. 

The public is invited to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies being held Nov. 11 in our community:

9:30-11:30 a.m. - Lethbridge Exhibition Park – South Pavilion

Noon-12:30 pm - Lethbridge Cenotaph – outside City Hall, 4 Avenue South, downtown

Background: The 429 (Bison) Squadron has a long and distinguished history, beginning in 1942 as a strategic aviation resource of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The squadron was adopted by the City of Lethbridge in 1944 while serving in England during the Second World War. In 2008, the Squadron was reunited with the City of Lethbridge and granted "Freedom of the Sky". The CC-177 Globemaster III aircraft of 429 Squadron have been deployed worldwide on humanitarian and military support missions.

Media Contacts:       

Wayne King
702 Wing RCAF Association

Walter DenHoed
702 Wing RCAF Association